Accountability court defers indictment in mega money laundering case

An accountability court deferred indictment in mega money laundering case against Asif Ali Zardari and Faryal Talpur on Wednesday (today).

A National Accountability Bureau (NAB) court has deferred indictment of former president of Pakistan and co-chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur in mega money laundering case till August 7.

In addition to it, during the hearing of Park Lane reference against the former president, NAB presented the alleged pay order showcasing money transactions into fake accounts in the name of rickshaw driver and a street vendor.

The anti-corruption watchdog submitted transaction receipts showing Rs 200 million being transferred to a rickshaw driver under the account name of Dream Trading, with another Rs 200 million to a street food vendor under the account name of Ocean Enterprises.

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It is to be noted that NAB has accused Asif Ali Zardari, Faryal Talpur and Omni group of being involved in money laundering of up to billions of rupees via fake accounts.

Additionally, it is pertinent to know that earlier another accountability court on July 14th had announced to indict Asif Ali Zardari in Thatta water supply reference on August 4.